Is Your Hair Dye Safe?

Hair dye not only changes hair color, it is absorbed directly through the scalp into the bloodstream where it is distributed throughout all cells in the body.  The following hair dye statistics, though not the result of a controlled scientific study, are based on years of following real people: Women who use permanent hair dyes once a month for…

Are You at Risk for Osteoporosis?

What is Osteoporosis? Osteoporosis is a disease in which bones become fragile and are more likely to break. If not prevented or if left untreated, osteoporosis can progress painlessly until a bone breaks. These broken bones, also known as fractures, occur typically in the hip, spine, and wrist.  Any bone can be affected, but of…

Get Beautiful Skin from the Inside Out

The liver is the detoxifying agent of the body.  It pulls toxins out of circulation so they can be eliminated through urine and bowel movements. When the liver is overworked, toxins build up and cannot be eliminated except by finding other avenues.  One of these avenues is the skin. Anything that disturbs body chemistry such as abnormal blood sugar…

Cook Once and Eat Plenty

  Buy the highest quality food available for the amount you have to spend, and cook less expensive items such as whole grains and vegetables just once.  Then eat two or three times from what has been cooked.  Buy mostly local small-farmed animal products free of pesticides, growth hormones, antibiotics and other drugs.  This does…

The Dangers of Gardasil

The CDC’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) advises that all 11-12 year old girls receive a new, controversial vaccine to prevent infection with human papillomavirus (HPV). Schools are considering making it mandatory before allowing your child to enter back into school. However, no school systems have made that determination as of yet. The FDA…

Imitate a Corporation for Good Health

The quest for wellness continues to gain ground, especially in the business world.  Corporations have begun to realize that wellness programs can add to their bottom lines.  For every dollar invested in worksite wellness programs, there is a return of $15 to the employer, according to the American Heart Association (AHA).  Wellness programs are touted to increase productivity and…